Beginner Stretches Number 3. Uttanasana

Standing Forward Pose

Equipment needed: Note you can also do this pose wall assisted, lay mat close to wall for support. Yoga or gym mat plus a yoga block or other prop in case you wish to just reach hands to that instead of placing them on the floor, use this prop for balance and stretch reach


  • Stretches the hips, hamstrings, and calves.

  • Strengthens the thighs and knees.

  • Keeps your spine strong and flexible.

  • Reduces stress, anxiety, depression, and fatigue.

  • Calms the mind and soothes the nerves.

  • Relieves tension in the spine, n